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Alferd Packer

November 3, 2017 - September 30, 2018
Museum of the West (Downtown GJ), 462 Ute Ave.
Grand Junction, CO 81501 United States

Solving One of the West’s Great Murder Mysteries David Bailey, Curator of History and Director of Western Investigations Team, will explain the complex forensic investigation of Alferd Packer and the notorious murder site in Lake City, Colorado. Packer, known as the Colorado Cannibal, was accused of killing and eating his traveling companions in 1874. Bailey’s ten-year historical quest and his discovery of new forensic evidence that solved Colorado’s most famous murder case. The exhibition will ... Read More

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Toast of the Rockies: Ouray

February 24
$115 - $125

Led by Peter Booth Ph.D., MWC Executive Director Discover aspects of Colorado’s more colorful heritage as we tour historic saloons of Ouray. These watering holes often harbor cherished memories from all walks of life that many have forgotten. These range from the historic hotel bars at elegant Beaumont to the classic Western Hotel as well as tradition-rich saloons such as the Outlaw, Silver Eagle—and more. Please fill out and return our 2018 trip registration-medical form to ... Read More

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